Conservatives lash back at NY Times’ bombshell whitewashed Benghazi report

Joe Saunders
BizPac Review

A New York Times report posted Saturday night is drawing a wave of criticism for reviving the idea that an obscure video about the origins of Islam was the root cause of the attack that killed an American ambassador and three other Americans in Benghazi, Libya, in September 2012.

On Sunday’s “Meet the Press,” Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., stood by earlier statements that the attack was the work of terrorists affiliated with al-Qaida marking the anniversary of the 9/11 bloodbath with yet another bloodbath. (See video below.) Former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton called The Times report “unsophisticated and contradictory.”

Meanwhile, Catherine Herridge, the Fox News chief intelligence correspondent, says The Times report “does not comport” with the idea that the “Innocence of the Muslims” video was to blame for the attack.

“Does not comport” is a diplomatic way of saying its nonsense…

…In short, it’s not journalism, it’s propaganda in the service of President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State (and aspiring president) Hillary Clinton…



The article continues, with video, at BizPac Review.



Related:  ‘Completely false’: Sources on ground in Benghazi challenge NYT report  

…a New York Times report published over the weekend has angered sources who were on the ground that night. Those sources, who continue to face threats of losing their jobs, sharply challenged the Times’ findings that there was no involvement from Al Qaeda or any other international terror group and that an anti-Islam film played a role in inciting the initial wave of attacks.

“It was a coordinated attack. It is completely false to say anything else. … It is completely a lie,” one witness to the attack told Fox News.

The controversial Times report has stirred a community that normally remains out of sight and wrestles with how to reveal the truth, without revealing classified information…




Update:  Deneen Borelli:  NY Times Tries to Rescue Obama with Benghazi Story 

The New York Times is ringing in the New Year trying to rescue President Obama with its story claiming the Benghazi attack was not connected to Al Qaeda and to resurrect the idea that the attack was prompted by an anti-Islam video.

With Obama tanking in the polls and the midterm elections on the horizon, the leader of the left-wing media empire was compelled to start the New Year on the left foot…



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